Associate Professor Rebecca Hartkopf Schloss teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Atlantic World History, the Caribbean, Modern France and Modern Europe. Her first project, Sweet Liberty: The Final Days of Slavery in Martinique (University of Pennsylvania Press, Early American Series, July 2009), focuses on the relationship between Martinique and continental France and the construction of racial, class, gender and national identities during the first half of the nineteenth century. Her second project, France at the Edges: Life in France's Atlantic Port Cities, 1802-1830, explores the commercial, personal, and political connections between New Orleans, LA, Saint Pierre, Martinique, Cayenne, French Guiana, Saint Louis/Gor?e, Senegal, and Bordeaux, France during the Napoleonic and Restoration periods.
- Ph.D. in Modern French History, Duke University - (Durham, North Carolina, United States) 2003
- M.A. in European History, Duke University - (Durham, North Carolina, United States) 1996
- B.S. in History, University of Wisconsin - Madison - (Madison, Wisconsin, United States) 1992
- Schloss, R. H. (2020). Patriots, Royalists, and Terrorists in the West Indies: The French Revolution in Martinique and Guadeloupe, 1789–1802, by William S. Cormack. New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids. 94(1-2), 131-132.
- Schloss, R. H. (2018). Marc-Antoine Caillot and the Company of the Indies in Louisiana: Trade in the French Atlantic World . By Erin M. Greenwald.Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi+224. $45.00.. The Journal of Modern History. 90(2), 452-454.
- Schloss, R. H. (2014). Imagining the “grand colonial family” in French Guiana, 1819–1823. Atlantic Studies. 11(2), 195-219.
- Schloss, R. H. (2007). The February 1831 Slave Uprising in Martinique and the Policing of White Identity. French Historical Studies. 30(2), 203-236.